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Plan to allow Shell oil drilling fleet in Seattle draws ire

...abysmal track record when it comes to water pollution and compliance with environmental laws".Curtis Smith, a Shell spokesman in Alaska, said in an email Wednesday that the company doesn't comment on potential or pending commercial arrangements...
Federal agency seeks more detail in Shell Arctic drill plan

...audit of its Safety and Environmental Management System.BOEM also asked for additional emissions compliance data.Shell spokesman Curtis Smith said by email the company is taking a methodical approach to this exploration phase and will move forward...
EPA fines Shell $1.1M for Arctic air violations

...drilling season was investigated for 16 safety violations.Shell chose not to drill in Arctic offshore waters in 2013. Shell spokesman Curtis Smith said by email that the company accepted stringent emission limits in 2012 that were based on assumptions...
Critics say fines show Shell not ready for Arctic safely drill off Alaska's northern coast.A Shell spokesman says the fines are part of learning how to operate...circular barge and assessed $390,000 in penalties.Shell spokesman Curtis Smith said by email that the EPA did not report...
State split on coastal issue

...Commission, Vote No on 2 had raised $768,000. Among the big contributors was Shell Oil Co., with $150,000.Shell spokesman Curtis Smith said the oil company strongly supports local input."We feel, however, that the language in this...
Critics say grounding shows Arctic drilling danger

...drilling sites: a fleet of more than 20 response vessels that could respond in either the Beaufort of the Chukchi.Shell spokesman Smith said the company remains confident in its ability to operate safely."We encountered severe weather basically...
EPA board stops Shell's Arctic clean air permits

...and perhaps proceed with plans to drill in the Chukchi if legal challenges to the leases there can be resolved. But Shell spokesman Curtis Smith said without the clean air permits the company can't proceed with its drilling plans in 2011. Numerous...
Court orders Shell Oil to suspend drilling off Arctic shore

...up a sizable spill would even be possible in the icy waters. Company officials are obviously disappointed, said Shell spokesman Curtis Smith. "But the court has asked for more information, and we will provide it. We will comply with the court...
Shell expects to continue with Arctic plans

...billion for offshore leases, recently secured key air quality permits from the Environmental Protection Agency. Shell spokesman Curtis Smith, in an e-mail message to the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, said company officials don't think the...
Shell vows to keep office, Alaska staff

...become two years because the president's drilling moratorium could affect federal agencies' review of permits, Shell spokesman Curtis Smith said. Meanwhile, the loss of the company's planned 2010 drilling program, which would have cost...


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